Kam­loops woman wins UBCO short story con­test

The Daily Courier - - CITY -

A Kam­loops writer has won UBC Okana­gan’s an­nual short story con­test.

Karen Hof­mann won first place for her short story, The Is­land. She was awarded $500, and her story will be pub­lished in Van­cou­ver’s Subter­rain mag­a­zine.

She also won a one-week res­i­dency at the Wood­haven Eco Cul­ture Cen­tre.

Cliff Hatcher, also of Kam­loops, placed sec­ond for his story, A Cer­tain Way With Fur­ni­ture, while Kelowna’s Michael Grif­fin was third with Poppy and Boo.

Sec­ond- and third-place win­ners re­ceive $200 and $100, re­spec­tively.

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